Job Title: Estates Surveyor
Salary: £33,813 - £36,788 per annum
Full-Time/Part-Time: 35 hours per week
At Worcestershire County Council we are changing the way we manage the property estate and have an exciting opportunity for an Estate Surveyor to join the inhouse Corporate Landlord team.
You will work closely with Directorates and Service Managers to develop a clear understanding of the service needs and how the use of property can support this. You will undertake estate management services for a portfolio of assigned Council owned and tenanted property, in order to manage leasehold obligations, interpretation of lease terms, rent review, lease renewal negotiations, management of service charges, repairs, maintenance, acquisitions, disposals and any other matters as may be required in the day to day management of the estate.
You should have expert knowledge of statutory requirements, RICS Standards, Codes of Practice and current legislation relating to property management.
This is a new role within the Council and is an opportunity to use your professional expertise and knowledge to develop a new future for the estate.
In return, you can look forward to (per annum, pro rata for part-time) :
• 25 days’ annual leave, plus bank holidays
• 35-hour working week, with flexible working, including remote working opportunities
• Commitment to ongoing professional development and training.
• Local Government Pension Scheme
• Access to a range of leisure, fashion, travel and lifestyle discounts
We are inclusive – this is really important to us and we are proud to be a Disability Confident Employer. There are 7.6m working age people who have a disability or health condition. We’re tapping into this talent pool.
If you have a disability and require reasonable adjustments, please let us know.
Worcestershire County Council is committed to promoting equality and diversity and ensuring that all appointments are made based on the suitability of a candidate to the role only.
In line with the "Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, we do not automatically reject applicants with a criminal record. Every application will be considered individually, considering the nature and circumstances of the conviction and the type of work applied for. You will not be asked to disclose 'spent' convictions unless the work requires access to children and vulnerable adults.
Please find the Job Description and Person Specification attached.
Please write your application with consideration for the essential and desirable criteria on the Person Specification. This should include examples why you should be considered; the experience, skills and knowledge that you would bring to the post.
Application Closing Date: Sunday 30th January 2022
Anticipated Interview Date: To be confirmed